Conrad, Margaret R.

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CONRAD, Margaret R.

CONRAD, Margaret R. Canadian, b. 1946. Genres: History. Career: Clarke, Irwin Publishing Co., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, editor, 1968-69; Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, member of faculty, 1969-87, professor of history, 1987-2002, department head, 1992-95, founding member of planter studies committee, beginning 1984; University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Canada Research Chair in Atlantic Canada Studies, 2002-; visiting lecturer; Dalhousie University, adjunct professor, 1991-; Mount Saint Vincent University, Nancy Rowell Jackman Chair of Women's Studies, 1996-98; speaker at educational institutions. Jury member for history and creative or scholarly writing competitions. Producer of video programs on contemporary Canada and the Atlantic region of Canada; workshop coordinator and presenter; guest on media programs. Publications: (with J. Ricker) Twentieth-Century Canada, 1974; George Nowlan: Maritime Conservative in National Politics, 1986; (with T. Laidlaw and D. Smyth) No Place like Home: The Diaries and Letters of Nova Scotia Women, 1771-1938, 1988; (with A. Finkel, C. Jaenen, and V. Strong-Boag) History of the Canadian Peoples, 2 vols, 1993, 3rd ed., 2002; (with J. Hiller) Atlantic Canada: A Region in the Making, 2001; Canada: A National History, 2002; History of Nova Scotia, in press. EDITOR: They Planted Well: New England Planters in Maritime Canada, 1988; Making Adjustments: Change and Continuity in Planter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, 1991; (Supervising) J.A. Norton, compiler, New England Planters in Maritime Canada, 1759-1800: Bibliography of Sources, 1993; Intimate Relations: Family and Community in Planter Nova Scotia, 1759-1800, 1995; Saturday's Child: The Memoirs of Ellen Louks Fairclough, Canada's First Female Federal Cabinet Minister, 1995; Looking into Acadie: Three Illustrated Lectures, 1999; (and contrib) Active Engagements: A Collection of Lectures by the Holders of Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies, 1986-1998, 2001; (with B. Moody) Planter Links: Culture and Community in Colonial Nova Scotia, 2001. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals and newspapers. Address: Department of History, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada E3B 5A3. Online address: